Javier Minguez, PhD (BitBrain Technologies)
CSO & CTO, BitBrain Technologies (Spain)
Prof. Javier Minguez, PhD, is a Computer Science professor and founder of the Neurotechnolgy research Group at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). He is also the co-founder of BitBrain Technologies, an active start-up in the market research business (under the brand usenns) and in the cognitive neurorehabilitation business (under the brand BrainUp). He has been an invited lecturer and researcher in 10+ academic institutions, such as Stanford University (USA), Tubingen University (Germany), etc. He has raised funds for innovation from 20+ private partners such as Loreal, La Caixa, Nissan, Moltex, etc; and raised funds for research through 30+ projects from public entities such as the European Commission and the Spanish Ministry of Science. He has counts with 90+ research publications and 5+ patents in the areas of neuroscience, neural engineering, brain-machine technology, human-computer interaction, cognitive and motor neurorehabilitation, intelligent robotics, and market research. He has received 20+ international awards and his R&D has been featured in Wired, New Scientist, BBC, The Economist, The Telegraph, CNN, Daily News, Business Because, etc.